Our Staff

About Us

Renee Young, APRN

Renee is a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with 15 years of nursing experience in various areas including cath lab, emergency department, critical care, and hospital emergency response teams. She can be found in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Lloyd Uplinger, LPN

After 20 years of LPN experience in various settings, Lloyd joined Dr. Sai and the Tampa Bay Vascular Center three years ago, and has established himself as the frontline, go-to person for the non-clinical aspects of care for the patients undergoing procedures at the Vascular Center, ensuring patient authorizations and approvals are coordinated quickly and correctly. 

Maureen Rodriguez, MA

Maureen has medical assisting experience in pulmonology, nephrology, and cardiovascular care. She has been part of Dr. Sai’s team for four years and has found the specialty she loves best. Maureen can be found taking vitals, doing EKGs, or going over your medication list with you at your visits, and is known for the speedy way she keeps the office flow moving.

Danny Uplinger, Office Administration

Danny comes to Dr. Sai’s practice with experience in business management and development. As a person of integrity, you can count on Danny to do everything possible to ensure a smooth office flow and patient experience. Danny truly enjoys seeing our patients happy, healthy, and whole.

Isabel Suarez, MA

Isabel is the friendly face you may find answering questions when you call, scheduling your appointments, or checking you in at your visits. Patients always enjoy their interactions with Isabel, and she speaks fluent Spanish and provides important translation services for our Spanish-speaking patients.

Alicia Richards, MA

Alicia has experience as a surgical technician and has spent the last two years as one of Dr. Sai’s medical assistants. Alicia is a utility player for the practice and can be found at all three locations: the Tampa office, the Tarpon office, and the Tampa Bay Vascular Center where many of Dr. Sai’s procedures are performed. Alicia is currently in nursing school, advancing her education.